The 10th -16th June is Brain Injury Awareness Week, the theme for this year is “who thought it would happen to me”. The statistics tell us that ninety New Zealanders a day sustain a brain injury of some sort, the majority are of a traumatic nature with others being from illness or disease.More Information
The Te Hana Community Development Charitable Trust supported by local Health & Support Services, Nga Mahi Toi, Northec and the local community invite you to celebrate the Maori New Year.
Join us for a free Rongoa facial massage and health check. There will be exhibits of Maori art, horticulture and much more!
Download Panui Matariki at Te Hana 62.00 Kb
Arthritis NZ are offering to the public in the far north a free semianar on Osteoarthritis. This seminar is proudly sponsored by Chrisco and will be hald at the Far North REAP Puckey Ave, Kaitaia, Tuesday 5th June from 1pm to 3pm.More Information
The Charity Night of ‘Cabaret’ at the Whangarei Theatre Company was held last night and was a very successful evening.More Information
Saturday 12th May 2007 saw the Arthritis NZ hosting yet another successful meeting, this time on Fibromyalgia.More Information
New Zealand sign language means being able to communicate clearly and succinctly to Vicki Carter.
The 33-year-old support worker from Maungatapere has been deaf since contracting meningitis as a baby. Through an interpreter, Vicki says there are no drawbacks to using NZ sign language.More Information
Dementa sufferers will benefit from the Whangarei Theatre Company’s latest production.
The Cabaret is on at the Riverbank Theatre from May 18 to June 9 and all proceeds from the May 23 show will go to Alzheimers Society Northland.More Information
This week is New Zealand Sign Language Week. The purpose of this week is “To raise awareness that New Zealand Sign Language is now our 3rd Official Language and recognised as part of New Zealand’s culture”.More Information
The Northland Boccia Association will again be hosting the North Island Regionals this year in 3 months time. It is a BONZ sanctioned tournament and will take place on the weekend of 4 & 5 August @ the ASB Leisure Centre in Whangarei. Please download and complete the 2007 North Island Regionals Registration Form 520.00 Kb attached with the closing date being 21 July. We look forward to another great event!More Information
Getting to the gym at the Whangarei Aquatic Centre has turned into a work out in itself for Ton van der Sluis. Ten years ago he suffered a medical misadventure which left two-thirds of his spinal cord damaged.More Information
Whangarei Riding for the Disabled raised $1,664 from it’s recent fundraising concert held at the Onerahi Bistro on Saturday, 21st April. Those who attended had an entertaining evening with great food, entertainment and company! There were a number of lucky people who went away with awesome raffle and door prizes
“Many thanks to all our supporters and sponsors - it was truely appreciated”.More Information
The launch of the new Mid and Far North Arthritis NZ office in Kaitaia took place on 7th March 2007.More Information
Whangarei had a very successful Arthritis New Zealand/Chrisco Osteoarthritis Seminar on Wed 18th March. As many of you will be aware it was the start of our dreadful weather which resulted in severe flooding around our region.More Information
A ‘Liberty Swing’ designed to allow children who use wheelchairs to experience the thrill of ‘flying through the air’ as other children do when they play on swings, was gifted to the Whangarei community on Tuesday 13th March at the Town Basin playground.More Information
There were celebrations all round after nine Northland boccia exponents took part in the 2007 North Island Boccia Champs going home with several medals and Becky Haslam receiving a marriage proposal during the medal ceremony from her partner Chris Youens.More Information